There is another one morning habit besides the meat and nuts breakfast that yields impressive results with minimal preparation time. That habit is drinking a glass of water with lime and salt upon waking up. It is a very effective trick that improves 3 major body systems in one sweeping gesture. In fact, it will positively impact
Research
The good folks at Examine.com are celebrating the 6th birthday of their website today. To celebrate they’re not only having a 50% off sale, but have also written up this must-read on how nutrition research actually works: it provides a great insight into where research fits in in regards to the choice of the foods you
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macro-nutrients
Why customizing macro-nutrients is an individualization game It may come as a surprise to some, but my psychic abilities gravitate on the low side of the spectrum. And as much as I would like to answer your questions about your specific macro-nutrients ratios, the reality is that it is simply not possible. In all fairness,
It’s Always About “I Deserve More Carbs Because XYZ…” In the last few months, I have the honor and pleasure to do podcasts with the top health and performance interviewers on the Internet: Tim Ferris, Mike Mutzel, Mark Bell and Dave Asprey. Every one of them had a particular interest on my views on carbohydrate
cravings

Natural Prescription for Cravings

By Mike Koskiniemi PhD – Motions Fitness When the Cravings Hit It happens to almost everyone. You’ve eaten a good dinner, you’re not really hungry but all of a sudden you need something bad and you need it now! You feel the cravings for foods that are off limits Next time that snacking urge hits,
zinc deficiency inflammation
A guest Blog by Designs for Health Zinc is where it’s at! Zinc has a long history known as the mineral of the immune system. New research from Oregon State University demonstrated that it appears to affect how the immune system responds to inflammation. A zinc deficiency may play a role in chronic diseases that involve
gut bacteria
A guest Blog by Designs for Health New study demonstrates how gut bacteria causes obesity According to a new study published in Nature, a research team from Yale has identified the mechanism in which gut dysbiosis leads to obesity. Scientists have already understood that the gut microbiome is associated with metabolic markers and type II
A Guest Blog by Designs for Health Fish Oil and Vitamin D – The Serotonin Power Team Many studies have demonstrated that fish oils and vitamin D help improve cognitive function, but what exactly is the mechanism of action? In an article just published in FASEB Journal, serotonin is described as the possible missing link, explaining
fish oil
The Many Benefits of Fish Oil Fish oil is grossly underestimated as an anabolic supplement, plus it makes you  makes you healthier and smarter… There’s no limit to the benefits that omega-3 bring to health. Now, it seems they even help you pack on more muscle in addition. They do this in two ways: they upregulate
breakfast
I always talk about the importance of a good breakfast, my favorite being the Meat and Nuts Breakfast™. The saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day is very true. Not only will it sets your neurotransmitters for the remainder of the day, it will also give you energy and focus. If